Police in Leeuwarden have arrested a 14-year-old boy for a series of crimes, including attempted manslaughter and various vehicle thefts. During the chase, the boy escaped the police by jumping into the city canal of Willemskade, but he was arrested on the other side.
Police say the suspect is on the run. However, this escape attempt failed. On the other side of the canal, he was pulled from the water and arrested, police wrote on Twitter.
In his spare time, the officer happened to see a young suspect walking at the train station in the Frisian capital. After that, he called his colleagues to corral the boy.
In addition to assault and theft, the 14-year-old boy was reported for joyriding and fleeing the accident scene.
https://nltimes.nl/2022/10/23/police-officers-fish-14-year-old-suspect-canal-pursuit Police fish 14-year-old suspect out of canal during chase